Wamesit

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wamesit
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint that a portion of the land originally granted to his grandmother in 1640 had later been granted by the Massachusetts General Court to the Wamesit Indians for their town
Original Date Description: 
1679.06.09
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Wamesit, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Waban and other Indians from Natick, Punkapoag, and Wamesit seeking compensation for land granted to the English
Original Date Description: 
1681.10.12
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Wamesit
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
Request by the Town of Chelmsford about the return of some Wamesit, causing fear and distrust among the colonists
Original Date Description: 
1675.12.13